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Coriander/Ginger/Chillies/Sweet potatoes?

Hi folks,  So today, I was looking at my overflowing coriander pot and felt so guilty about hardly using it.  Keep in mind that I have anot…

Started by Susan

6 Jul 6, 2018
Reply by Dave Riley

Sweet potato tart

Modified from an Ottolenghi recipe: - 1 sheet puff pastry - 100g fetta (cows, sheeps or goats) - 2 sweet potatoes from garden (or enough t…

Started by Sophie

3 Aug 14, 2016

Order Now for Home Delivered Potatoes This Week

From email from Bauers Organic Farm: Order Now for Home Delivered Potatoes This Week   On Friday we started harvesting some of…

Started by Lissa

2 Nov 16, 2015
Reply by Lissa

Creamy Radish Soup

From EATING WELL: Creamy Radish Soup From EatingWell:  March/April 2014 Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin…

Started by Lissa

7 Jun 1, 2015
Reply by Lissa

potato growing experiment

There is a lot of interest in growing potatoes successfully. Personally I have tried for years to learn to grow potato substitutes (yams, t…

Started by Lissa

6 Apr 28, 2015
Reply by Lissa


SATURDAY 25TH MAY AT SANDGATE Anyone but me had trouble growing a good potato crop here in SEQ? Lyle from the Green P Community Garden at S…

Started by Lissa

5 Apr 19, 2015
Reply by Lissa

What are you planting this cool season?

A lot of people struggle to decide what to plant at the change of season. Seeing as I've already prepared a list of seed I've just planted…

Started by Lissa

11 Apr 14, 2015
Reply by Lissa


Recipe ex Peggy: CAULIFLOWER SOUP Makes 4 ∙ Difficulty Easy ∙ Source Jackie French Ingredients 3 Tablespoons olive oil 2 red onion (brown…

Started by Lissa

0 Aug 28, 2014

Baked Vegetables With A Difference

From PIPMAGAZINE:  Baked Vegetables With A Difference     INGREDIENTS Chop up vegetables of your choice for baking, like potato, sweet pota…

Started by Lissa

5 Jun 24, 2014
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Bacon Wrapped NomNoms

The silly name is an invention of my daughters who brought this recipe back from a trip to Canada. These things are truly addictive and del…

Started by Lissa

0 Jul 29, 2013


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